Lillias Trotter
by Mt Olivet Baptist on March 3rd, 2024
In this week's sermon I mentioned a missionary by the name of Lillias Trotter.  Lillias was an accomplished artist in London during the Victorian Era who gave up her career as one of the great artist in history to fulfill her calling as a missionary in Algeria, North Africa.Her life and the following writing inspired Helen H. Lemmel to pen the famous hymn "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus."   “Focussed: ...  Read More
"Soul Food"
by Rodney Duckett on February 15th, 2024
The days of 7 inches of snow just three weeks ago are now becoming a faded memory.  However during those times when everything seems to come to a halt, God often provides opportunities to remind us of His goodness...  Read More
Book Review: The Great Disappearance
by Rodney Duckett on February 4th, 2024
"This is a great read and it kept things simple. I was especially intrigued with the chapter entitled 'Five Other Raptures!' I knew the two Old Testament raptures, but did not give thought about the two New Testament and the future tribulation raptures." - Bill Brooks  Read More
What Can I Say? : Part Three
by Rodney Duckett on January 31st, 2024
Today we come the end of our blog series “What Can I Say?”As we often get overwhelmed with the idea of talking to others about Jesus, it has been my hope that this blog series has illustrated to each of us that we are already on mission for Christ each day.Thus far we have discussed the following points:Remember - You have already started.Look for opportunities to mention Jesus.Pray before you mee...  Read More
What Can I Say? : Part Two
by Rodney Duckett on January 25th, 2024
As we continue our blog from last week, today I wish to share a few more ideas and hopefully words of encouragement  in your journey to “Making Disciples.”As you recall, a gentleman asked me and another pastor what they can say to their neighbor who is lost?  This blog series are some things we discussed with this gentleman and I believe we can all be reminded.In Part One of the series I mentioned...  Read More
What Can I Say? : Part One
by Rodney Duckett on January 18th, 2024
His question is one that I have heard many times and perhaps one with which you have been challenged from time to time. “I have a neighbor who needs the Lord, what should I say to them? I have invited them to church many times but they do not seem interested and have never taken me up on the invitation. I am concerned they are lost. I want to share my faith but I don’t know the words.”  Read More